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How to Enable & Set Mouse Cursor Effect for Recording?

The mouse cursor effect is mostly applied in how-to tutorials, educational course videos, and other demonstration videos. The stress of important points can be shown by using cursor sound, track, or effects. In this way, viewers can easily grasp the key points and concentrate more on the content. As a professional screen recorder, RecMaster also embeds this function. So the following part is about how to enable/ set mouse cursor effect during recording with RecMaster.

How to Enable & Set Mouse Cursor Effect for Recording?

How to Enable/ Set Mouse Cursor Effect

Choose one mode and then click the Settings button. In the General interface, there are several options for mouse effect.

Show cursor: It enables mouse cursor to be shown during recording.
Hide cursor: It closes all these mouse cursor effects.
Click sound (Windows only): It captures mouse click sound during recording.
Moving track (Windows only): It records the mouse cursor movements during recording.
Highlight cursor: It emphasizes the mouse cursor with a small circle.
Click effects: It shows mouse click either the left click or the right click.

How to record screen with mouse effect

Step 1: Please download and install RecMaster on your computer.

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Step 2: Choose the recording mode
To record the screen with mouse effect, you’d better capture with screen activity. Since the Webcam and Audio-only mode can’t enable the mouse effect, here we suggest the Full screen and Custom area to capture your screen video. As for Windows users, you can also select Game mode as well.

Suggested screen recording modes

Step 3: Enable mouse effect
Go to Settings interface and then in the General menu you can set mouse effect with ease. You are also allowed to change the default color as you like.

Enable mouse effect in Settings

Step 4: Make other configuration
Turn on the Webcam to produce a picture-in-picture video, which is universally seen in many tutorial videos. For high-paced gameplay tutorials, RecMaster offers a frame rate of up to 60 fps. You can also choose quality, format, and audio sources according to your actual needs.

Full Screen Settings

Step 5: Start recording
The REC button is for starting recording. Now optionally move your mouse to attract the viewer’s attention and emphasize key points.
Start recording with mouse effect

Step 6: End and share
Press the Stop button or Alt+2 to stop. If you need to edit and share a video, you can use the bundled editor to trim the recorded video.


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